The long wait is over. Filipina model Kelsey Merritt strutted down the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show runway and we cannot contain our #feelz.
Kelsey Merritt made history as the first Filipina to walk the famous lingerie fashion show. She announced the exciting news on Twitter last September.
“WE DID IT PHILIPPINES!!!!!! I’m walking in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018!!! Ahhhhhh I can’t believe this!! Thank you soooo much @johndavidpfeiffer, @monica.mitro, @10magazine, and Ed Razek for making my dream come true!!,” she wrote.
On November 8, Thursday (November 9, Friday Manila time). Merritt gave her followers a preview of what’s going on behind the scenes.
She even posted a photo with retiring Victoria’s Secret Angel Adriana Lim. “Growing up watching the @victoriassecret fashion show, I wanted to be like @adrianalima! She is such an inspiration,” Merritt wrote. “I can’t believe I get to say I’ve walked the show with her and all the beautiful VS models!”
We know you want to see more snaps, here are more photos from Kelsey Merritt’s very first VS fashion show:
Merritt is the first Filipino model to walk for the famour US lingerie brand alongside sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and Adriana Lima. The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is set to air in American network ABC this coming December 2.
Photos from AFP/Manila Bulletin